Daylight Saving Time - Outgoing (2022)
2022-10-28 • AF-Domains • (General ZDaemon News)

Daylight Saving Time is on the way out. The official session times are as follows to account for this differential.

BST goes back to GMT on: 2022-10-30
EDT and CDT go back to EST and CST respectively on: 2022-11-06

ZDS: (2022-10-29)
Euro: 19:30 BST (14:30 EDT)

TNS: (2022-11-03)
Euro: 19:00 GMT (15:00 EDT)

ZDS: (2022-11-05)
Euro: 19:30 GMT (15:30 EDT)

TNS: (2022-11-10)
Euro: 19:00 GMT (14:00 EST)

ZDS: (2022-11-12)
Euro: 19:30 GMT (14:30 EST)

For indepedent USDQC events such as WDM and FNS and Wadazine's WFF their presumed times are as follows:
WFF: (2022-10-30)
US: 20:00 CDT (01:00 GMT)

WDM: (2022-11-02) (Unconfirmed)
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ZDaemon 1.10.22 has been released


2022-10-03 • Krawa / AF-Domains • (General ZDaemon News)

ZDaemon 1.10.22 is now available; ZDaemon Launcher users will be able to update by going to Help -> Check for Updates.

The Linux and BSD ZServ binaries are available via the Downloads page.

This version contains several nice additions, improvements and fixes; for the full run-down you'll want to check out the changelog.

Please note: Similar to the last release, 1.10.22 servers will require all players to update to the latest version.


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Connection Difficulties - Australia


2022-09-30 • AF-Domains • (General ZDaemon News)

There have been various reports regarding some Australian players being unable to connect to any ZDaemon service.

The cause appears to be an issue with certain ISP-specific DNS servers. (Telstra, usually on non-cellular)

For whatever reason the domain will not resolve.

Some underlying unrelated changes have been made recently that may or may not have made a difference when it comes to this longstanding headache.

IF you have indeed be affected by this, I would recommend attempting to access our main site or connect to the master once more to see whether this is still an issue.

If this is still an issue, a confirmed way to get around this is to make use of the Google DNS servers:
8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4

Or if you prefer, OpenDNS, CloudFlareDNS (or othe...

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Survival Messages Community Project


2022-09-19 • Krawa • (General ZDaemon News)

Hello ZDaemon Community,
it's time for a community project to get more Survival messages.
Thanks to the people who already contributed!

SURVIVAL_EXIT are the messages when a player loses his/her last life.
SURVIVAL_LAST is the last alive player.

So feel free to post your suggestions to the forum!

 

Survival Messages Community Project


2022-09-03 • Krawa • (General ZDaemon News)

Hello ZDaemon Community,
it's time for a community project to get more Survival messages.
Below is a list with the message we use at the moment and we want to increase that.

%s will be replaced by the player's name.
SURVIVAL_EXIT are the messages when a player loses his/her last life.
SURVIVAL_LAST is the last alive player.

So feel free to post your suggestions to the forum!


SURVIVAL_EXIT_1    = "%s didn't make it.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_2    = "%s bites the dust.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_3    = "%s declares his candidacy for the Darwin Awards.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_4    = "%s has been terminated.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_5    = "%s failed.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_6    = "%s fouled out.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_7    = "%s checked into the Wooden Waldorf.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_8    = "%s was chucked out feet first.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_9    = "%s checked out.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_10   = "%s gave up the ghost.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_11   = "%s is no more.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_12   = "%s kicked the bucket.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_13   = "%s left the building.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_14   = "%s mailed in his warranty card.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_15   = "%s met his maker.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_16   = "%s went on permanent vacation.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_17   = "%s is now pushing up daisies.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_18   = "%s stepped out for good.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_19   = "%s has been taken out of production.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_20   = "%s was beamed up.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_21   = "%s went off-line.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_22   = "%s has joined the choir invisible.";
SURVIVAL_EXIT_23   = "%s has been taken out of circulation.";

SURVIVAL_LAST_1    = "%s, all hope is in your hands!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_2    = "%s, you're humanity's last hope!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_3    = "%s, it's all up to you now! Try not to die.";
SURVIVAL_LAST_4    = "%s, you're the last one left! Don't do anything stupid.";
SURVIVAL_LAST_5    = "%s, it all comes down to you now!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_6    = "%s, you're the last one alive!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_7    = "%s, it's just you and the monsters now!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_8    = "%s, all pressure lies on your shoulders!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_9    = "%s, all your friends are gone. I hope you came prepared!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_10   = "%s, we're all counting on you!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_11   = "%s, you are the last of your kind left standing!";
SURVIVAL_LAST_12   = "%s, you're the only thing separating us from the abyss.";
SURVIVAL_LAST_13   = "%s, it's your time to shine!";
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